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from haven'ter seer pts. more important, what hosts to do is to convince the last- minute undecided voters that he is a guy because this race is deadlocked. an energized crowd packing george mason university, showing their support for governor mitt romney, romney making a last-minute push for votes in battleground virginia. >> i actually think the question of this election comes to this: do you want four more years like the last four years? >> no! >> or do you want real change? >> reporter: romney stayed on his message telling the crowd a second obama term would threaten the economy. >> did obama care create new jobs? >> no! >> did his war on coal and gas and oil create new jobs? >> no. >> did the dodd frank regulations make it easier for banks to make lons to people? >> no! >> reporter: romney presented himself as a can do leader willing to break partisan logjam, rallying the crowd to make a real change, helping him
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win the white house. >> learned as governor of massachusetts, the best achievements are shared achievements. i have learned the respect and goodwill go a long way and are usually returned in kind. and that is how i will conduct myself as president, i will bring people together. i won't represent one party, i will represent one nation. >> reporter: it's been an exhausting campaign. as you saw, governor romney looked relaxed. he is ready, he and his wife ann romney here today, again, making the last-minute push for undecided voters. they head on to ohio and new hampshire. it's going to be a long night, but they ready. their goal is to hopefully win the white house. that is the latest from here, maureen umeh, fox 5 news. >> thank you. and not too far away, across the county line, in fact, vice president joe biden with something -- was stumping in virginia as well. this time in loudoun county. one last chance to rally the voters and get people out to the polls. beth parker was following the
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vice president today. [ cheering ] >> reporter: joe biden emerging from a sea of glue is no accident. >> how are you all? >> reporter: how are you and, more important, will you be going to the polls tomorrow and who are you bringing with you. that is what joe biden wants to know. in sterling, virginia, the vice president talked about the stark differences between the democratic and republican ticket saying that romney and ryan never stick to request any one position. >> they're like a kid trying to outrun their shadow, you know, but they don't know. the only time their shadow catches up with them is when the sun goes down. it's going down tomorrow night for them. it's going down! >> reporter: very, very hopeful and optimistic. >> reporter: she is here because of issues like women's rights and education. >> barack and i believe that my daughter and his two daughters, my four granddaughters, are entitled to every single
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opportunity my sons have and every single opportunity my grandsons have. no exceptions! >> i came out to see joe biden. i'm excited about his election. i'm confident about it. >> you feeling good? >> i do. >> reporter: an obama fold organizer here in loudoun county told the crowd that getting out the vote is incredibly important. he said if can you knock on just one door, maybe that commitment. on stage with biden, virginia's top democrats, with arms in the air. >> hello, virginia! hammering home the message. >> make a plan, bring a friend and get out and vote. >> reporter: it's -- . >> it's fun to be in virginia this year took in a swing state and to matter. you feel like your vote really counts. >> we need you, virginia! with your help, we will win virginia! we win virginia, we win this election! >> reporter: it's been a roller coaster, a ride that stops
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tomorrow. beth parker, fox 5 news. president obama also on a e started his day in madison, wisconsin, rock legend bruce springsteen played for the crowd before introducing the president. springsteen is traveling with mr. obama in air force one n. wisconsin, president obama told voters that average americans won't have equal opportunity in mitt romney's economy. >> tomorrow, you have a choice to make, wisconsin. and this is not just a choice between two candidates and parties, but a choice between two different visions for america. >> all right. >> the choice between returning to the top-down policies that crashed our economy, or a future that is built on providing opportunity to everybody and growing a strong middle class. >> reporter: craig bosswell is
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live. thank you for joining us. what is the atmosphere like there? >> reporter: besides being very cold, there is certainly excitement, an anticipation, and there is a sense that you're basically at the end of a very, very long tunnel. of course, there is apprehension. they have been working towards this for so long and it's going to stop tonight after the stop in des moineses this evening, president obama arrives here in chicago where he will spend the night in his home and meet with campaign and will be right here tomorrow night for the election night party and there is a sense that the work is done out there. there will be radio interviews and it's time for voters to get out there and vote and they feel like they rallied their supporters and they're ready to see the result comes in. >> let me ask you what is the in-game plan? here we are hours now away from election day. does the obama camp, are they sending out surrogates to the key battleground states?
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you said the president himself will be heading back to chicago tonight and will be there throughout the day tomorrow. what about the surrogates? >> right. oh, yeah. they're all over the place. the vice president is due to arrive here in chicago around 2:00 tomorrow afternoon. they will not be campaigning but you have all types of surrogates, in particular in those nine or so tossup states where there are 110 electoral votes where it's going to boil down to and they going to continue getting out the word. president obama will do radio introduces tomorrow throughout the key battleground states. you will hear him in ohio, florida, virginia as well. >> let me ask you. we know the president gave his acceptance speech in chicago there four years ago. what is the plan for tomorrow night? however this ends up, will they be in the same area for the acceptance speech or for the, i can't think of my word, the concession speech tomorrow?
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>> right. the speech is here. recall four years ago, a huge outdoor venue where people came streaming in and it was so strangely warm in 2008, a warm day, 70 degrees and that is chilly, of course. inside the venue, where there is some supporters and they'll be invited, volunteers, and some members of the public smaller compared to grant park and it's still a large inside venue and that is going to be quite the event here. >> and you mentioned people being invited. this is not just open to the public then. everyone can't go down like they did four years ago? >> right. you will have to have a way to get in. there is a public area inside the venues. and i am sure most of the people were handpicked already. there is tons and tons of staff and volunteers given a place inside. >> all right, craig bosswell live from chicago,ile: thank
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you for the update tonight. >> okay. mitt romney added two last- minute campaign stops on election day. he's heading to cleveland, ohio, and pittsburgh, pennsylvania, both stops tomorrow. two rally votes in the key battleground states. fox's jennifer davis is live at romney's campaign headquarters tonight. jennifer, the governor was going to end the campaign with a late-night rally in new hampshire tonight. now, he's traveling again tomorrow, right? hi there, will. absolutely. the campaign said that the new strategy -- strategy is he's going to campaign until the polls close. tomorrow, he will vote here in massachusetts. this is his home. he will hit the campaign trail again and to pennsylvania. two key states. >> and let's talk about pennsylvania. he's really making a significant play. the last time that state voted for a republican candidate was back in 1988. i guess he is really trying hard this time. >> and yes.
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the two states he's going to would make or break his campaign here. president obama had a significant lead in pennsylvania not too long ago. romney has eaten away and that state is up for grabs. he'll make a last push going to pittsburgh tomorrow and there is ohio. no republican has won the white house without winning that state. and there are some republican analysts who see other ways that he might do it, but there is no question that that state has been important to republican presidential candidates, and they know it's important to them as well. paul ryan hitting five states today, ohio month them and mitt romney, of course, going back one last time tomorrow and trying to do what he can. >> there has been so much talk about mitt romney's momentum. some say like haley barb our, the hurricane took the focus off of him and his message. what are you hearing from his campaign? >> reporter: people say they don't want to politicize the storm by any stretch but there
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is a lot of talk that it did interrupt his momentum, he had a strong surge going there and that did get shaken up a bit. that is it. the campaign said there is time to get out there and reach voters and talk to people. he's going take advantage of every moment. can i tell you where we are, we're in the grand ballroom in boston at the convention center and that is near the airport. they expecting thousands tomorrow. and even if their momentum was interrupted, his campaign is saying they're optimistic. i know the obama campaign is saying the same thing and the romney camp believes they're going have a celebration here. >> all right, jennifer davis, thank you for the insight tonight. gen error. -- jen. we invite to you stay with fox 5 for continuing political coverage leading up to election day and beyond. we want to you weigh in on everything from the presidential race to the highly contested senate race in
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virginia and all those ballot measures in maryland. i will be watching you tomorrow,. sandy could cause problems on election day. the details on that coming up. tonight, we'll have the latest on the recovery effort. we'll tell you why mother nature could bring even more misery to the region. >> also ahead, a plan to reduce speed camera fines in the district is pitting the mayor against several members of the city council. >> and heads up you baby boomers, why being fit now doesn't mean you will escape heart problems later on down the road. gary. >> hey, thanks a lot, shawn. even with sunshine today, real chilly. you have to believe it's going to be cold overnight tonight and it is. froze warning is in affect for a large chunk of the area. we'll show you which counties are affected and a look at your evening forecast. all coming up next. stay with us.  [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis.
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look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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the northeast still recovering from superstorm sandy. schools are reopening, mass transit is slowly getting back on track. mother nature may throw a curve ball in the region in the form of another storm. fox's david lee miller has the latest from brooklyn. >> reporter: parts of the northeast are trying to return back to normal a week after superstorm sandy struck the region. thousands are returning to school and much of the mass transit system is back on line across the areas. the trains connecting new york to new jersey are still down creating a lob jam of traffic to the early morning commute. in some was folking waiting in
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line for gas. >> i can take my lunch and go find gas? she said no problem. >> reporter: it's en route to service stations across the region. people are finding long lines to get their hands on some gas. many folks are still in the dark a week after sandy struck. close to a million homes and businesses are without power in new jersey. the streets in long island lined with garbage as residents try to clean up and salvage what they can. all of this as the nation prepares for a presidential elect on tuesday. many wondering how the aftermath of sandy will affect voter turnout in the region. >> maybe it would be better off why i they put it off another week or so and i can totally understand that. yeah, i think it would be best. a lot of people can't get out now, you know, and a lot of centers -- you can't vote there because they being used as an evacuation center or you just can't get in. >> reporter: meanwhile, mother nature is doing the northeast no favors. forecasters warn a nor'easter is on the horizon.
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it could bring with it heavy rains, winds, and more flooding n. brooklyn, new york, david lee miller, fox news. and it's not so. the storm victims in new york and new jersey are dealing with the cleanup and recovery after sandy. they also facing the challenge of voting tomorrow. marianne rapheerty has more. >> reporter: nearly a week after sandy hit the east coast, power outages still plague parts of the northeast. that along with damaged and destroyed buildings could mean a lack of places for voters to cast their ballots. the new york city mayor michael bloomberg is working to ensure voters won't miss their opportunity to participate in this election. >> we'll do anything we can to help the board of elections. we have to make sure that everyone can vote. it's not going to be easy, but we'll work hard on that. >> reporter: officials are taking steps to ensure voter turnout. >> the polling places that are not destroyed and don't have power, you still go to your polling place. >> we'll have trucks set up there and you'll vote old
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school. the paper ballot and that means it's going to take us longer to count. everyone will have an opportunity to vote. >> reporter: with the aftermath of sandy taking center stage, some say the presidential race is not the main concern. >> it's really like on the back burner. i don't know what we're doing as far as voting. my school was at the block. i don't quite know yet. >> reporter: others say that voting is a top priority. >> you know with a week in advance, the same people were planning for whatever. they also should have been planning an alternative voting procedure. i mean that is a priority over everything else. >> reporter: recent polls suggest president obama and governor mitt romney are locked in a tight race. both sides are predicting a victory. in new york, mary ann rapheerty, fox news. staying on the storm aftermath, we head to maryland now. potomac edison said fewer than 20% of customers in garrett county are without power a week
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after sandy dumped up to 2 1/2 fight of snow in the western parts of the state. the utility expects to have nearly all garrett customers back on line by tomorrow night at midnight and power will be restored to all polling locations or alternative voting locations some time tomorrow. i am still stunned when i look at the snow and think that people in blizzard-like conditions, you know. i mean to so them still digging out of the mess there. >> and it kind of reminds you of how unique that super storm was. it brought storm to some areas and utter devastation to parts of our area and beyond to the northeast. gary, a nice break from that now. >> yes. >> and there is this talk about a nor'easter, right? >> it's the real deal. if you remember, like i have extra time here and i can talk about this. if you remember back to when we were talking about send and how we felt like the models were doing a pretty good job, that same model that did a great job with sandy has nailed down this
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nor'easter in terms of timing and more than likely in terms of track, too. because it does look like it's going to be forming and taking shape on wednesday afternoon. off of the coast of carolina and that is going to go up the coast. it's not going have nearly, thank goodness, the amount of impact sandy does. more than anything, it's looking like it's going to be a nuisance for the folks and all of the cleanup operations and getting the power back on into the northwest. and it's going to be real, real close, whether we get any rain out of this nor'easter, which is rare for us and certainly whether or not we get a little bit. i don't want to make this into a big deal, but a little bit of mixed-in snow with that. and let's show you the satellite picture. can you see we have stayed mainly out of the clouds today. we have had a lot of real nice sunshine in this evening with the change in time, the sunset all ready and a little after 5:00. getting dark out there quickly and cold out there quickly this evening, too, and it was a
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clear sky and the light wind. 41 in gaithersburg; 46, dulles. i don't have to tell you that tonight when you're out and about that that is more than sweater weather and the temperatures am, by 11:00, i suspect they'll be into the low 30s and that is some fare skies and with the light wind, and a froze warning has been issued for -- well, yesterday about everybody, except the extreme western county and southwestern counties. everyone from the tidewater of virginia all the way up here to the woods, and this includes the city, too, from midnight tonight to 9:00 a.m.
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tomorrow morning. and voter day looks good. we'll have the specifics on the forecast coming up and we'll talk more about the nor'easter as well. >> thank you very much. it's known as the redskins rule. why many believe the outcome of yesterday's game could indicate who wins tomorrow's presidential elections. >> and if you have a story idea, call the fox 5 tip line at 202-895-3,000. send us an e nile fox 5 tips at www.fox5tips@wttg.com. ttg.com. charlie rose: will you endorse president obama?
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colin powell: yes. when one of . worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love.
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while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that?
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. the washington redskins may have given mitt romney some good news. since 1940, if the redskins won their last home game before election day, the incumbent president was elected. if they lost, the challenger won the election. the only time it was not true was in 2004 when the skins lost to the packers with president bush when he was not elected and that is one most disappointing losses of the
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season. >> yes, and that is interest took see how it holds. >> yeah. coming up, why some d.c. city council members say the mayor's plan to lower speed scammer -- camera fines doesn't go far enough. >> and hundreds show support for a controversial measure that could decide if undocumented immigrants are eligible to receive in-state tuition. stay close. we'll be right back. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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. welcome back. a public safety issue is turning into a political fight o. one side, d.c. mayor vincent gray and chief lanier. on the other, several members of the d.c. council. it all has to do with the amount of fines given out from the speed cameras we all love or hate. matt ackland is live in northwest tonight to explain. hi, matt. >> reporter: hey, will. it all comes down to the amount
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of money it would take to stop people from speeding. a lot of people disagree on this. some people think that a flat fee will drive down the people speeding and will stop them. the mayor and police chief don't believe that $50 is enough. the problem with that is that they don't have a lot of evidence that said if they charge higher fees, it would reduce the number of speeders. >> we're working on a plan. >> reporter: using his emergency power as mayor, vincent gray decided just like that, he would change speed camera fines on the same day that a council committee was scheduled to take up the issue. >> it's not clear what the basis is for emergency rule making in this case. >> reporter: but some on the council say that gray's changes don't lower camera fines enough and they're still moving forward with their own plans. even though gray said that now he wants to use surplus from camera fines to higher new
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officers. >> and now to put us in a position to say, look, if you don't support on my proposal, you're not going for 100 police officers. it's cynical. i recognize that. if you want to talk about politics and pandering and such as that, that puts us in a tough spot. >> reporter: the head of d.c.'s police union supports the cameras and the high fines. he said that they fill's needed gap. >> we -- fill a needed gap. >> we don't have police officers to enforce the traffic. violent crime you is up 7%. >> reporter: how do you measure safety? is there a dollar amount that slows people down? chief lanier said that $50 won't do it. >> a on a safety perspective, if you drop the fines on the $50, there is no deterrent and some people see that as a cost of doing business. >> reporter: others disagree and find no evidence to support higher fees, lower speed. >> no correlation between size of fine and speeding. there is no prima facea lane
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between abusive fees and behavior. it's a mission. >> reporter: one thing this is pretty clear is if the council bill moves forward and is passed, the city could take a hit when it comes to the budget. there simp lewon't be as much revenue -- simply won't be as much revenue generated. the city doesn't take a hit under the mayor's rule, and the mayor wants to use any surplus to higher -- hire new police officers, will. >> i'll be one to follow. thank you. >> uh. d.c. elections officials anyway 52,000 residents voted early for this year's election. that is more than 10% of the registered voters and more than double the number of early voters from december of 2010 during the primary. early voters reported waiting of two hours or more. >> yes, we can! >> yes, we can. students and advocates for the maryland dream act rallyd at montgomery colleges tacoma park silver screen campus
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today. the group is looking to pass proposition 4, the initiative to allow immigrant children to get in-state tuition, provided they meet several criteria, including paying income taxes. >> they have the ambition, drive, and passion to be positive forces in their communities. passing question forward tomorrow is going to allow them to be positive forces in their communities. >> critics of the bill say if it grants amnesty to illegal immigrants and will cost the state too much money. there were fewer college graduates on the prince georges county school board than any other board in the region. the school system confirmed the report by the washington post. the report said two have bachelor's degrees. a degree is not required to serve on the board. the school system said that the article and the post was porely written. it will be a long two weeks for the redskins and that is as they enter their biweek.
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scott smith has more. >> reporter: mike shanahan's monday press conference wrapped up. though it was a biweek, the first order of business was defusing comments he made following yesterday's 8-point loss to the panthers and that is somewhat of a confession and shanahan saying it was not a perfect quote and that he is not giving up. he feels there is plenty prove and much evaluation to be made. yesterday, they fell to 3-6. the outcome was dictated by back-to-back series in the second quarter and redskins down 7-3, to steve smith and josh wilson. the 19-yard td and proved to be the game-winning score and redskins fall at home to the panthers, 31-13 and this is the head coach followed by his
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response a few hours ago. >> and to see who is going be on your football team a few years ago to come. we have a chance to evaluate players and where we're at. we're not out of it statistically but find out what type of character we have. >> when you talk about five games in the nfc east, we're starting the nfc east tour and to think we would play young players or suggest we would play young players and the season is over with is completely ludacris. >> and as he was stating, evaluation is not anything that takes plate. it's an ongoing process. the head coach said that and that there will be no coaching standards as well. and guys, that is it from redskins park.
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back to you. >> thank you. autopsy results are released after a two-year-old boy falls into a wild dog exhibit at a pennsylvania zoo. >> and we have a health alert for baby boomers. why researchers say being healthy now doesn't mean you'll be immuned to heart problems later in life. r in life. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis.
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look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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i'm mitt romney, so, maybe you're trying to fiwell, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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infringement on our lives.s like such an... how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression.
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and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. . in tonight's health alert, american men and women have a significant risk of developing cardiovascular disease in a lifetime, regardless of whether they have a good heart health -- health history. researchers looked at factors like blood pressure. high cholesterol levels, diabetes and smoking, and calculated the participants' lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease. overall, they found that u.s. adults have a 55% risk of quipping -- developing cardiovascular disease. the largest study ever to
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test the use of multivitamins. it didn't seem to affect the chances of heart disease in older men. it involved 15,000 male doctors given monthly packets of centrum silver or a placebo. after 11 years, there were no differences between the groups when it came to hearts -- heart attacks in groups. another study shows that low levels of vitamin d might be associated with a longer life. researchers studied 400 families w were noyears old and found people with one sibling over 90 had lower levels of vitamin d than those with no siblings over 90. the previous studies showed no levels of vitamin d and with increased risks of death. and it's time for the fight to the finish. coming up next, live analysis of the presidential race on
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this election eve. plus, apple releasing sales figures for the ipad mini. find out how many people got their hands on the company's newest tablets. >> and gary is back with the latest on a possible nor'easter that could threaten the northeast this week. this week. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis.
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look, the reason i'm in this race
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is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. . we're hour away from election day and polls opening nationwide. after a long and contentious campaign, the race between president obama and mitt romney looks like it will be a close finish. fox 5s tom it -- tom fitzgerald has the latest. >> reporter: they're down to the wire today and all are crisscrossing the country. shepherd smith will be in the middle tonight. on friday, we talked about how
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this has become not a national campaign that will really -- we're really only looking at a couple of key states. look at where they worked today. ohio-wisconsin, are the republicans really honing in on wisconsin, or is this basically a fake move to get democrats to spend time in&money? >> i thank is a possibility -- time and money? >> i think that is a possibility. republicans have the money like democrats. it could be that sort of fake we saw two signs ago, where you try to divert attention and say look here. maybe they see something, they giving an indication. in the state of pep opinion, you have seen the latest poll, showing them neck-in-neck. our analysts here and i'm guessing yours in d.c. say, if pennsylvania is in play and governor romney has a shot at pennsylvania, the night is most likely over for the president. >> one of the things we see from the external polls, though s a lot of pies, you know, we're looking down the real clear politics average today
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and we're seeing the race right now from rcd. 48-48, that is within the margin of error. we're looking at rasmussen and that is within the margin of error. even the wall street journal will be nbc news poll. is there a big collective question mark tonight? >> there is. most interesting to me, tom, is if you speak to the insiders and i know you do, ones from both sides believe they're going to genuinely win this. both sides seem to think we have a shot in ohio. obviously, republicans don't believe that is they can win without ohio and they handle they're going to win this tomorrow. if we're that close, we're in for days ahead. once you're past pennsylvania, northern virginia, it's northern virginia going for romney, well, you know, there is a chance this could be a
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very long night and if ohio goes for romney, it could be a long day. >> they talk about the october surprises and clearly, no one was expecting hurricane sandy and going to be where it was. where do you factor hurricane sandy in this race now? was this the october surprise we look out for and did it help the president? >> if they do lose, sounds like if a lot of them are going to blame the storm. they say they had momentum going up to the storm. that it came after the first debate and it had not waned and still surging and knocked them down. the best polls we have suggest that 63% of the people polled believe the president had done a good job handling the storm and around 20 or so believe he hasn't done a good job and that gave him an opportunity. maybe that was the help. we're going to find out about that from the exit polling tomorrow, i think and that will be a question, tom.
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>> and don't forget about. that it's shaping up like a long night. from new york. thank you. and fox 5 will have in- depth political coverage on election day from up up to sun down and we'll cover the presidential race. the hotly contested senate contest in virginia and critical races in maryland, d.c., both on air and online. our coverage starts tomorrow morning on fox 5 morning news beginning at 4:25. >> and there is a lot of coffee brewing in newsrooms across the country. >> that's right. >> and i am, you know, we heard a lot about it being a close race. you heard them talk about it. >> sure. >> and i hope it's over. you were talking about our friends to the northwest who might be seeing a nor'easter action, huh? >> i think that is definite they will. >> okay. >> the question is, does the track of the nor'easter, it really will determine not so much what they get. they going to get lots of rain up there and that is just how much of a little storm surge are they going to get and that
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is depending on that track and the highest storm. we get the offshore flow on the back side of the storm and with that time change, it's light out there. we'll have light winds tonight and we'll have a cold night overnight tonight. easily down into the lower 30s and some upper 20s in our suburbs and you can see where the freeze warnings have been posted from the mason-dixon line to the tidewater areas of virginia here and that is including d.c.; however, we're not forecasting a froze for national and i think there is a likelihood on the beltway, down to freezing. interior city, i don't think so much and that is in to the low
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to mid-30s. 47 in town; 49, gaithersburg. see how quickly the temperatures are dropping there. dulles, 46; frederick, 45. give it a few more hours and, again, the temperatures out of the suburbs will easily be already down into the mid-30s. some spots may even be into the lower 30s, as early as 10 or 11:00. we're getting cold at 7, 43 degrees and this temperature here is indicative of what we feel is going on in the city. fair skies and light winds and all conditions are ending up with cold temperatures. clear skies most of the day and you have seen a few clouds here, a few clouds there and really, 9 can -- the canopy of the clouds is to the north of us and started building in yesterday. we were able to finally get good sunshine n. terms of the
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nor easter that is coming in our direction, this area of spinning weather out of the midwest now out of missouri and illinois and into arkansas in the southern sections of the deep south here, this is the energy that is going to start the nor easter and this is what it's going do. it's going to head into florida and that is going to come up the shore and that will be here by wednesday. what is critical to this nor'easter is this piece of that here. on wednesday, the forecast guidance and suggesting that they will get together and that is going to perform the nor'easter and keeping it close to the coast. we know by now that these nor'easters up the coast are the biggest problems for the northeast. the polls will open tomorrow morning and it will be cold, too, when they do. all polls are opening at 6:00 a.m. in virginia or 7:00 a.m. for d.c. and for maryland. through the day tomorrow, plenty of sunshine after a cold start and looks like
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temperatures will be up around 50 degrees. this is the future cast tomorrow. looks good. by wednesday at 5:00, it's offshore. let me say this quickly. this is our own in-house model here. it's keeping it a little farther offshore than the other two main models we're looking at; therefore, it keeps us dry. if it's farther to the west, closer to the coast, we're going to end up with some rain possibly a little bit of snow late wednesday night into thursday and shouldn't be a big deal, though. that is what we're forecasting now and that moves up to the northeast. on that track, the northwest is -- and some light winds and we will show you the accuweather seven-day forecast. we get through the nor easter and there is a possibility into the city and the west, all dry
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and with some winds and clouds. >> nice. very nice. >> and that is some big time pattern change. >> and i am hoping for, that too. >> you think so? >> absolutely. >> we're packing our shorts and t-shirts, right? i never do that. never do that. i'm ready to go. >> all right, thank you, gary. a consumer alert about apple and the rollout of the new ipad mini. the smallest tablet helps sales of all ipads over the past three days. it debuted in 34 countries and sold out at 60% of apple stores across the u.s. and let's check out with brian on what is coming up on
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the news edge. >> the candidates make a mad dash appealing to voters. we're live from president obama and mitt romney's campaign headquarters. and hurricane sandy bringing challenges to e election day in new york and new jersey. concerns about a gas shortage there. and an alligator found on the side of the maryland home as a pet. maybe as a guard gator. those stories and much more on the news edge six. anncr: it's said that character is what we do...
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when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that?
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. ad toeler that fell in a exhibit at the zoo. it happened over the weekend. they were not sure if he died from the mauling or the fall. the results were not made public. the zoo's director said the medical examiner told her the mauling killed the boy. staffers eventually got all of the dogs away from the child, except for one and they ended up shotting it. a hearing is underway for
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the soldier accused for a mass murder in afghanistan. the staff sergeant robert bales is charged with 16 counts of premeditated murder and six counts of attempted murder. he's blamed for attacking two villages in kandahar last march. the military hearing could last as long as two weeks and it will determine whether there is enough evidence against him for a court marshal. meanwhile, army prosecutors have charged a general with sex crimes against five women. here he is and the brigadier general is accused of sexual assaulting four sub ordinates and a civilian. the general's attorney wants the charges thrown out saying that prosecutors read confidential e-mails between the general and his lawyer. thank you very much for joining us at 5. the news edge at 6 starts now.
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one day away. early voting is over. millions have made their choice for president n. hours, many more will have their say and today, president obama and mitt romney made a mad dash to the states that could be a key for the race for the white house. >> team coverage. jennifer davis is live at the romney headquarters campaign in boston and first, we're going to start at the obama headquarters in chicago. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you. president obama wrapped up a whiling on an appearance in ohio with jay-z, probably changing one of the songs saying i have 99 problems and mitt ain't one. and the president going through three battlestates today is touchdown and getting help from

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